According to the National Disaster Response Force, since 2009 over 40 children have fallen into borewells and, on average, 70% of conventional child rescue operations fail.
Homosexuality was removed from the DSM-4 in 1973 itself, while WHO cleared the status of homosexuality as a disease in 1990.
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, popularly knows as the founder of Anglo oriental college later changed to Aligarh Muslim University in 1920.
BUIDCO was largely responsible for the flooding in the city as out of the 39 sump houses which it runs, most of them were not functioning.
Today, as we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma, a customary question that hangs over our heads is that of his relevance.
This growing inequality is tragic in a nation where 63 million ordinary Indians are pushed into poverty because of health care costs – Oxfam estimates that is two people every second.
No discussion on secularism in India is complete without mentioning religious minorities, namely Muslims and Christians.
Effects of economic downturn and resultant unemployment and poverty on mental health are obvious. Severe impact on mental health also impacts stress induced chronic diseases.
Do national-level entrance tests help in assessing a certain level and certain spheres of the intellectual capacity of a student?
War and Peace, a classic by Tolstoy on Napoleonic era and the Tsars in Russia is regarded as seminal works in world literature.
India is ranked the lowest in water usage efficiency in the world. It has little control over wastewater management, whereas, in other countries, surplus water is reused.
The RTI Assessment and Analysis Group (RAAG) report found that every year 4 to 5 million applications are filed.
Advertising gender-specific products is quite common. Most commonly it is being done through use of colours.
With Rahul Gandhi backing him throughout, Sachin Pilot can undoubtedly revive the congress party amid the crisis.
Dystopia – or anti utopia (coined by Thomas More’s work Utopia) – describes a frightening and undesirable society. Common themes of this genre are depictions of a society that has collapsed.
Oster’s book is informative when parenting has become a serious of must dos.
Trains in Bihar are a great leveller. People with or without reservation, share the same level of comfort or discomfort.
Sudan is now under the rule of the Transitional Military Council headed by Lieutenant Abdelrahman Burhan. The council says that it needs to be in charge in order to maintain peace and security in the nation.
With suffering children in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the opposition parties in Bihar are also in coma.
It is vital to recognize the reason for Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide as what it is – an instance of caste based violence.
Madhya Pradesh State Congress is the epicenter of political dynasties and all senior leaders failed to make any inroads for the party in the Central state.
Reaction among supporters of Congress, third front parties suggesting that skies have fallen, are misplaced and serve little purpose
According to national poll released in June 2017 in the United States of America, nearly two-thirds of mothers said they felt they had been criticised for their parenting decisions.
The simple act of sharing a meal together lays down the foundation of a new friendships and inter religious understanding.
From a half won battle of gender equality to a culture that celebrates only the reproductive role of women, India, a nation with over seventy years of democracy and a constitutional guarantee of equality is yet to give to its women freedom in the true sense of the term. But[Read More…]